Audio recordings from a symposium held at New York University, 11 November 2016.
Panel 1: Life / Death / Camera
Margret Grebowicz (Goucher College), “Detumescence: Life and the Aesthetics of Descent”
Young Soon Oh (UC Riverside): “Deaths of the Sherpa and Korean Mountaineers: a Cultural Anthropological Perspective”
Nicola Masciandaro (CUNY): “Because It’s Not There: Climbing and the Cameral I"
Panel 2: Monument / Environment / Route
Sally Ann Ness (Temple Univ.): “Traditional Climbing in Yosemite National Park: Tracking Rhetorical Emergences in Space of Monumentality”
Ed Keller (The New School): “Anabasis and the Fall: Deep Ecologies of the Upstream Mind”
Mark Sanders (NYU): “Climbing by the Book"
Panel 3: Dance / Limit / Support
2:15pm - 3:45pm
Bo Earle (Univ. of British Columbia): “Climbing without Ascent: Overcoming as Parodic Dance”
Jacqui Lowman (Univ. of Maine): “Going BEYOND LIMITS”
André Lepecki (NYU): “Rope"